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Wed Oct 10, 2018, 01:56 AM

Is The United States Going To War With Iran?

Is The United States Going To War With Iran? Five Indicators To Watch
Mark Cancian
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Here are five indicators of military preparation to watch for. These show whether the U.S. military believes it is going to war because they are based on the kind of preparations the United States has made before previous conflicts in the region. (Note: Itís always possible that the Iranians would launch a surprise attack for which the U.S. was not prepared so conflict could arise even without these indicators).

Increased activity at the U.S. air bases in Qatar and Diego Garcia

Reinforced security at U.S. bases in the Middle East.

Iranian complaints about reconnaissance overflights.

Evacuation of U.S. civilians and military dependents from Bahrain.

Increased U.S. naval activity

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So far, despite all the sharp rhetoric, there have been no reports that any of these indicators actually occurring, so Americans can probably relax. However, these indicators are worth keeping an eye on if tensions should escalate, particularly as they begin to bite, and Iran faces internal instability.

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https://www.forbes.com/sites/markcancian/2018/08/07/is-the-united-states-going-to-war-with-iran-five-indicators-to-watch/#7cc927925846

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queentonic Oct 10 OP
Tavarious Jackson Oct 10 #1
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Wed Oct 10, 2018, 02:47 AM

1. Thank you!

Trump wants to "bring the nation together."

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Wed Oct 10, 2018, 04:24 AM

2. i think its possible.

UAE, the Saudi's (who are lining tRumps pockets) and Isreal who love to see it.

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Wed Oct 10, 2018, 04:50 AM

3. After the fiasco that Iraq was I hope not

Also Russia has always had AXA strong interest in Iran. So I think Uncle Vlad would veto that action.

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Wed Oct 10, 2018, 05:17 AM

4. It should be obvious to everyone with the emergence of Trump the adults are all gone.

We are at the mercy of the military industrial complex in a rudderless boat. Trump is barking mad, Pence is a religious fanatic, the opposition to this chaos does not have a plan other than win an election.The worst we have experienced so far is wholesale detention of non citizens in concentration camps. Trump is joined in common with every authoritarian dictator on the planet. Wholesale murder has not started and most Americans are allowed to say what they think as to thoughts are free. Everyday you wake up intact is a good day. Imaginary deities are available for comfort. When real shit happens there is not a damn thing you can do to stop it.

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Wed Oct 10, 2018, 05:32 AM

5. He will

If he has ways to profit from it, or for political gains . He'll wait until after midterms, and if Democrats take back the House and the Senate they could stop his ability to start it, because the GOP won't. Another good reason to vote All republicans out of office in Nov. .

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